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Assessment of the Fingers for Clubbing

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Description:

Quantitative measures of the distal finger and nail can be used to quantitatively assess a person for finger clubbing. Although there are inherent differences in curvature between the fingers, clubbing appears to advance uniformly in all digits and in both hands.

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